The clinical lead for neonatology was appointed with the endorsement of British Association of Perinatal Medicine.

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Getting It Right First Time and the Royal College of  Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) worked together on two reports outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK’s neonatal and general paediatric services and workforce. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how to improve services. Download them here:

A snapshot of general paediatric services and workforce in the UK

A snapshot of neonatal services and workforce in the UK


Clinical lead, Dr Eleri Adams

Consultant neonatologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Adams has been a consultant neonatologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2002 and was clinical director of the service for ten years. She has a keen interest in developing networked services, and led the Thames Valley Neonatal Network for 16 years.

She is the vice-chair of the Neonatal Clinical Reference Group for NHS England where she led Quality Improvement and CQUIN development for several years. She is currently the pricing lead for the National Neonatal Transformation Review and also chairs the Neonatal Critical Care Expert Working Group for the National Casemix Office.

Her main research interest is in neonatal pain and she is clinical lead for the paediatric neuro-imaging group in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford.